Summary

Experienced mental health provider Dr. Golee Abrishami works at Oceanaire in Fremont, California. As Program Director, Dr. Abrishami oversees a treatment facility that assists adult women in overcoming eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and eating disorders not otherwise specified. With leadership experience and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Brigham Young University, Dr. Golee Abrishami oversees the implementation of medical, behavioral, and dietary interventions necessary to help patients begin and follow through with their recovery. A residential program, Oceanaire emphasizes a structured and comfortable approach to identifying problems and crafting personalized treatment plans to address them. Dr. Golee Abrishami and her staff understand that eating disorders arise from a combination of factors, including social pressures, genetics, individual temperament, and family dynamics. As such, the program at Oceanaire progresses through phases designed to help residents identify the origin of their situation and the skills necessary to change it. These phases encompass such aspects as family communication, emotional and behavioral regulation, social support, and continued outpatient care. Responsible for the effectiveness of treatment plans at Oceanaire, Dr. Golee Abrishami offers therapy sessions to individuals and groups. Other aspects of the program include hands-on nutritional instruction, dance therapy, yoga, and additional forms of recreational counseling. Moreover, residents often experience mood disorders and substance abuse issues in conjunction with eating disorders, and Dr. Abrishami ensures that these patients receive the specialized care they require. In addition to the residential program, Oceanaire and Dr. Golee Abrishami can also treat individuals on a partial hospitalization basis. To learn more about Oceanaire’s therapeutic services and nutritional counseling, visit the facility's website or call (866) 406-0166.

Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

Lead Therapist

The Center for Discovery

Education

Education
2003 - 2009

PhD

Brigham Young University